In Jesus’ absence, this is what ministry looks like: Empowered by the Holy Spirit, we are the ones doing the work, telling the story of Jesus and emulating his life and work for the entire world. It’s up to us: just a bunch of ordinary people in extraordinary roles in challenging times. … More It’s Just Us (and the Holy Spirit)
We know God is near when we give voice to our shame and humiliation, our brokenness and despair, and hear the reply, “You’re not alone. Look at my wounds. I’ve been there, and I’m telling you it’s not the end of the story.” … More Not the End of the Story
When we come seeking Jesus and find him on the cross, we see a love that hangs on, however bad things are, for however long it takes. … More Love That Hangs On
Sometimes it’s only in letting go and making a radical break with the past that we can experience a reorientation that points us to new and abundant life. … More What Do You Have to Lose?
For the crowds of people in Galilee and beyond who were the nobodies of their time, only a Jesus who showed up to confront the powers, cast out evil, and establish a new order could be their messiah. … More Confronting the Powers, Casting Out Demons